Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series: Jennifer Dubrow (Associate Professor, Asian Languages and Literature, Unive
Cosmopolitan Dreams: The Making of Modern Urdu Literary Culture in Colonial South Asia
Thursday, April 18, 2019
206 Ingraham Hall
This talk introduces the world of Urdu print culture in colonial South Asia. In late nineteenth-century South Asia, the arrival of print fostered a dynamic and interactive literary culture. Within the pages of Urdu-language publications, readers found a public sphere that encouraged their reactions to featured content. This talk introduces the world of late 19th-century Urdu print, in which a dynamic and interactive literary culture flourished.